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December 15, 2009
 
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Executive Edge: Laura Buckley
Mention the word “recession” to Laura Buckley, and the Colorado Springs information technology veteran dauntlessly says, “We’re just not going to participate in a recession, thank you.” By Lynn Bronikowski

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Executive Wheels: 2010 Lexus RX 450h
It’s a wonderful vehicle, a beautiful vehicle, a classy vehicle, and, frankly, a vehicle that I can't imagine anyone wouldn't want to have if they got behind the wheel for, say, two seconds. By Jeff Rundles

Dealmakers survey: M&A upswing in 2010?
Colorado merger professionals express guarded optimism about a pickup in the first half of 2010, with strategic investors and distressed sales leading the way. By ACG Denver

Five great reasons to make an estate plan today
People spend a lifetime building their personal assets and would like to have some control over the future of their hard-earned capital. Unfortunately, that kind of control does not come automatically.
By Marti Brust

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Supporting social entrepreneurs
ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with fund manager and philanthropist Peter Kellner about the transformative social entrepreneurship program that will be launching in Denver this spring at a meeting of the Denver Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth.

 

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Colorado State University’s Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory, part 1 Founder Bryan Willson talks about the CSU lab's emphasis on research that has direct real-world applications.

THE ASSOCIATION FOR CORPORATE GROWTH

ColoradoBiz UpdateLearn more about the 2010 Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference -- Managing Beyond the Recovery: New Realities, New Rules, New Values. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.

ATTENTION FAMILY BUSINESS OWNERS

Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine’s annual ranking of the Top 50 Family-Owned Companies in Colorado that will run in the February issue. Companies must be based in Colorado and in the family for at least two generations or likely to be. Family members must be active in management of the company. Deadline for entry is Jan. 3, 2010. Go here to nominate your company online, or go here for a ballot you can fill out and mail in.

Hot Biz Deals

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